Vashon Island Fire and Rescue
Vashon Island Fire and Rescue

2016 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 27 119
Feb 17 103
Mar 27 94
Apr 20 104
May 29 114
Jun 20 112
Jul 33 121
Aug 24 130
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 197 897

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2015 391 1232
2014 371 1117
2013 284 1144
2012 355 1130

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Welcome to the Official Website for Vashon Island Fire and Rescue

Thanks for visiting!   I hope you find plenty of useful information about Vashon Island Fire & Rescue and your public safety needs.   - Chief Robert Larsen


VIFR Open House this Saturday, October 1 at Station 55

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Annual VIFR Open House, Saturday Oct. 1

Administration Susan Wolf, September 22

On Saturday, October 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., our Annual Open House will be held at VIFR Headquarters, Fire Station 55. In conjunction with CiderFest in the Village Green, come on over and bring the kids! There will be free hot dogs and drinks and a bouncy house. Touch a Fire Engine and take your kids' picture with Sparky the Fire Dog!

Adults will enjoy learning about pet preparedness, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Come meet Sparky!
Come meet Sparky!

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Chief Hank Lipe.
Chief Hank Lipe.

Chief Lipe Retires

Administration Susan Wolf, June 27

June 30th will be Chief Lipe's last day in the office. While he is wrapping up his final duties before embarking on a journey back to the East Coast and a new profession, we want to take a moment to recognize just a few of his many achievements here.

When the Board of Fire Commissioners hired Hank eight years ago, they gave him two forefronts on which to place emphasis: 1) the volunteer program ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Cascadia Rising Exercise

Administration Susan Wolf, June 14

Last week VIFR, VashonBePrepared, CERT, HAM and other disaster preparedness groups worked with the King County Office of Emergency Management for a full scale earthquake scenario to better prepare for an event. National Guardsmen and representatives from local, state and federal government visited Vashon to see us in action! Are you prepared?

Click on the attached press release to learn more ... (Full Story)


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Just a few of us at a recent Board retreat - seminar.  2016
Just a few of us at a recent Board retreat - seminar. 2016

2015 Annual Report to the Community

Administration Susan Wolf, May 26

Arriving in Vashon and Burton mailboxes this week is Vashon Island Fire & Rescue's "hot off the press" 2015 Annual Report. If you didn't get yours, feel free to stop by our business office located at 10020 SW Bank Road and pick up a copy. Or you can click the attachment at the end of this article to view it.

Each year we report the number of calls and types we respond to, our response times and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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VIFR IS PROUD TO BE PART OF THE NVFC RECRUITMENT & RETENTION CAMPAIGN

FF/EMT Ross Copland, December 11

VIFR has joined the NVFC volunteer recruitment & retention campaign. The National Volunteer Fire Council has given us access to great new recruiting material, retention ideas and much more. We are very proud to be part of this national campaign!

For more information on volunteer opportunities please contact Recruitment & Retention Coordinator Ross Copland (206) 707-4589

... (Full Story)


 
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